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Daily NewsRadar: Updates on Netflix's Witcher, GTA Online gets its Pfister Comet SR, RIP Groot and more

Fun fact: Uranus was discovered on a Tuesday. We haven't uncovered any new planets in our hunt for news, but we did find these essential items of information from the universes of games, movies and TV. 

Netflix's Witcher project gets a character list 

Lauren Hissrich, the showrunner on Netflix's Witcher adaptation (opens in new tab), has been tweeting character notes (opens in new tab), confirming that key characters Yennefer, Triss Merigold and Ciri will join Geralt, as will Regis the vampire, Emperor Emhyr var Emreis and Dandelion (though with his original name in the novels, Jaskier.) 

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The Pfister Comet SR arrives in GTA Online

The Grand Theft Auto take on the Porsche 911 has been a fan favorite since the Grand Theft Auto: Vice City days, and now it's arrived in GTA Online (opens in new tab). If you have the $$$, you can grab the Pfister Comet SR sports car at Legendary Motorsport today.

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WWE and Rocket League play nice 

Expect WWE themed items in your Rocket League in spring, according to developer Psyonix (opens in new tab). Bragging about being BFFs with the wrestling brand, it said it will reveal more about the collaboration in April, and would be taking its brand of speeding cars and spheres to WrestleMania 34.  

RIP First Groot

Um, spoiler warning? Anyway, in case there was any doubt - and it seems there was - Guardians Of The Galaxy director James Gunn has confirmed that new Groot, AKA Baby Groot, is a whole new Groot. Not a regrowth, not a reincarnation, but an offspring. To shocked Twiiter followers Gunn pointed out Groot 2.0's totally different personality, and that "he doesn’t have adult Groot’s memories. Adult Groot would know what button to push!"  

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Winter is leaking in Game of Thrones shots

The latest leak from the Game of Throne's season 8 pipe is a bunch of shots that seem to show the aftermath of a big battle. You can see them all at the GoTlike Locations Twitter account (opens in new tab) but the TLDR notes are snow, corpses, Winterfell castle and some shadowy figures. 

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